I discovered Sheri S Tepper by accident many years ago, when I They suspect the planet Grass holds the answers, but Grass itself is led by a. One of the most satisfying science fiction novels I have read in years.”—The New York Times Book Review Here is a novel as original. Grass by Sheri Tepper () Review by Cara Murphy On the Back of the Book: Generations ago, humans fled to the cosmic anomaly known.

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When Marjorie got back home Rigo was enraged and accused her of having affairs. Is this feature helpful? There he lost his pursuers in the fog.

Nov 03, Juushika rated it really liked sgeri Shelves: The first half of the book, concerned with the above intertwinings, is downright brilliant. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Interview with Sheri S Tepper can be found here. The first half of the book has an almost claustrophobic feel to it that put me in mind of a Hitchcock movie. Zoe left dropping a paper from the new Hierarch. Everyone took their horse and walked through the tunnel.

The foxen was very sad and crying.

Speculative Book Review: REVIEW: Grass by Sheri Tepper

Doubleday; 1st edition August 27, Language: Sebastian was killed by the Hippae. Rillibee also took Stella, Janetta and Dimity. An Eden without a God — is this seeming paradise actually an alien paradise, or could it be a trap by the Devil? Also teoper nev This started absolutely brilliantly, but I found the resolution a little ridiculous.


She arrives xheri Grass from a future Terra Earth dominated by Sanctity, an oppressive world religion. What if their evil is so evil it must be destroyed, except that what they accomplish as saints is terribly wonderful and beautiful.

No Commoners talked to the snooty bons about their success. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The day I opened this book the first time, Iraq had just invaded Kuwait.

Please try again later. Rigo wondered why there were no weapons on the estatias. Marjorie prepared food and everyone slept. This book, Grass, is actually set in the same universe as Raising the Stones, but the two books can be read and understood in any order.

All the carvings and all the Arbai books explained nothing about the Arbai culture. Duneof course, stands at the head of a fertile sub-genre of SF: The foxen come from the Hippae.

She closed her eyes and held on. Would intelligent alien beings be guilty of the Original Sin and how do you decide what is right and wrong? Shegi bon preceded their name it indicated they were of the elite, not of the common people. To me the story felt well balanced and satisfactorily paced. Now, a deadly plague is spreading across the stars.


One such planet is Grass, thus named because it is mainly covered in a plethora of grasses in a rainbow of colors. The Hippae thundered and danced loudly that night. Good SF shows us how a society twists and bends when some fantastical pressures are applied, and the teppper is social.

Grass by Sheri S Tepper

I won’t go into details of the plot grasa it’s one of those complex sagas that doesn’t summarize too well, but I will mention that I enjoy her style, which is lyrical and lush, much like the plan One of my favorite science fiction books in recent years, this intricately plotted book creates a complete world and is utterly absorbing.

The Foxen was to take Marjorie to her. I think this is a manifestation of a common problem with this sort of book intriguing alien world with a strange underlying secret: This is the first book of hers that I’ve read, but it won’t be the last.

The pace is very, very measured, and the author is deeply focused on questions of morality and correct action. If it makes you feel better about it, glue a plastic tank cannon or a giant chainsaw on a butterfly.